The PRC announced that 2,801 out of 4,092 passed the Medical Technologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medical Technology in the following major cities in the Philippines namely, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Iloilo, Tuguegarao, Zamboanga and some cities in Metro Manila.
The University of Baguio and Saint Louis University made it to the top ten of the best performing schools in the recent Medical Technologist licensure examinations given by the Philippine Regulation Commission.
Out of the 286 examinees from Saint Louis University (SLU), 285 passed the board exams with a record of 99.65 passing rate putting them as the second best performing school while University of Baguio (UB) had a 92.55 passing rate with 84 passers out of the 91 examinees.
SLU is also the second best performing school in the March 2019 Pharmacist Licensure Examination with a 97.22 passing rate.
The PRC also announced the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line from April 1 to April 12, 2019.
Passers are advised to visit www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.
Those who will register are required to bring the following: downloaded duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, notice of admission (for identification only), 2 pieces passport sized pictures (colored with while background and complete name tag), 2 sets of documentary stamps and 1 piece short brown envelope.
Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
The oath taking ceremony for the new medical technologist will be announce later, according to PRC.
Those who failed the board examination but had obtained a general rating of at least 70% can register as Medical Laboratory Technician.